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Her Co-Worker Refuses to Explain Why She’s Mad. What Does Dear Prudie Have to Say?

Her Co-Worker Refuses to Explain Why She’s Mad. What Does Dear Prudie Have to Say?

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
July 24 2015 6:57 PM

Overcoming the Intraoffice Cold Shoulder

Emily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence column advises a woman who has tried just about everything to resolve a workplace tension.

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Can’t we all just get along?

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Listen to Episode 305 of Slate’s The Gist:

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When a colleague in your office suddenly freezes you out without explanation, what’s the best course of action? On The Gist, Emily Yoffe of Slate’s Dear Prudence column advises a woman on how to deal with tension created by a passive-aggressive colleague. For the Spiel, Mike gets provincial as a New Yorker, but don’t worry—he will also give you one news item from a state other than New York.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.